Published on : Thursday, December 19, 2013
United Airlines, which launched its flyer-friendly brand campaign this year with a focus on creating user-friendly travel experiences for customers, ends 2013 with several awards. These honors recognize the airline for its investments in its MileagePlus loyalty program and customer service as well as its Boeing 787 Dreamliners and environmental achievements:
For the 10th consecutive year, readers of Global Traveler named MileagePlus the “Best Frequent-Flyer Program.” United received a “Hall of Fame” honor for its decade of wins in this category of the “GT Tested Reader Survey” awards. Other categories United won:
“Best Frequent-Flyer Bonus Program”
“Best Credit Card” and “Best Credit Card Rewards Program,” for the United MileagePlus Club Card from Chase “Best Frequent-Flyer Affinity Credit Card Redemptions,” for the United MileagePlus Explorer Card from Chase Readers of Business Traveler also named MileagePlus the “Best Frequent-Flyer Program” and ranked United the “Best Airline for North American Travel.”
Premier Traveler readers selected MileagePlus as the “Best Domestic Frequent-Flyer Program” and chose United for “Best 787 Layout.” Last year, MileagePlus won the magazine’s award for “Best Frequent-Flyer Program.”Air Transport World magazine named United its “Gold Eco-Airline of the Year” winner, in recognition of the airline’s commitment to environmental responsibility through its Eco-Skies program.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 2013 “Best of Everything” list names MileagePlus the best domestic airline loyalty program.
The USA Today-sponsored “10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards” ranked United among the top airlines for best economy-class flight experience.For the ninth consecutive year, United won the category of “Best American Airline serving China” in the 2013 Business Traveller China Awards.
This is the 13th consecutive year United has won for “Best North American Airline” in the annual awards presented by Business Traveller’s Asia-Pacific edition.For the seventh consecutive year, United was named “Best International Airline” at the Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards 2013.
“These awards reflect the ever-increasing confidence that our customers are showing in United and MileagePlus, which is particularly gratifying as we invest in flyer-friendly improvements in every aspect of our business,” said Tom O’Toole, United’s senior vice president of marketing and loyalty and president of MileagePlus.
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